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Re: Fish

Post by JET01 » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:55 pm

Ran the tape measure over the fish today after I bought a 5'8 hybrid bag that the board only just got into.
Bloke said board was 5'8 x 21 x 2.25.
Board is 5'9 x 21.25 x I reckon 2.75.
I don't really give a shit because I love it. Would like to know the truth just in case it gets stolen or damaged in a random car accident. (Not a pessimist, it lives in my car and I'm on the road shedloads. )
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:35 pm

Very rarely does one complain about getting more foam than less. That happened with a board of mine once, 2 3/4 ended up pushing 3 inches on the calipers. *Still love it.

* not that flash a surfer just ok. Never met the shaper, think it was just a fuschia up or he couldn't be bothered mowing the foam.

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Re: Fish

Post by StayPuft » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:02 pm

Bought this board second-hand off ebay last week: http://sunhousesurf.tumblr.com/post/972 ... yback-1050

My first fish, my first twinnie. Bloody terrified that I'm just going to massively kook out. Can't wait, though. Could be swell this Sunday :-)(

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Re: Fish

Post by Beanpole » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:18 pm

Love the Rincon footage. Sheepshead, how many near misses would you rack up there. I love spell suggest.

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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:31 pm

StayPuft wrote:Bought this board second-hand off ebay last week: http://sunhousesurf.tumblr.com/post/972 ... yback-1050

My first fish, my first twinnie. Bloody terrified that I'm just going to massively kook out. Can't wait, though. Could be swell this Sunday :-)(
What size fins?

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Re: Fish

Post by StayPuft » Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:30 pm

On the advice of someone who I will hold solely responsible for any failures I have on this board (he knows who he is), I got a set of Akila Aipas.

But seriously, the description of the aipas sounds right, given that the board is meant to be more high-performance than a groveller, and I thought the height might help ease me into the twin fin experience. Haven't had a chance to surf it yet.

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Re: Fish

Post by batoes » Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:52 pm

StayPuft wrote:On the advice of someone who I will hold solely responsible for any failures I have on this board (he knows who he is), I got a set of Akila Aipas.

But seriously, the description of the aipas sounds right, given that the board is meant to be more high-performance than a groveller, and I thought the height might help ease me into the twin fin experience. Haven't had a chance to surf it yet.

How dare you critique my knowledge on a forum - i've told you before, i know everything about surfing. Ever.

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They better work, but if not, it's all Jam71's fault! He raves about those fins.
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:28 am

Love to hear a review on this board (and fins)

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Re: Fish

Post by JaM71 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:50 pm

The aipas are the best set of twin fins for that smoking shred stick staypuft, you ll be stoked.

If not, sell them to Batoes for a small profit & try my second favs: AMT's.
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Re: Fish

Post by StayPuft » Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:43 pm

JaM71 wrote:The aipas are the best set of twin fins for that smoking shred stick staypuft, you ll be stoked.

If not, sell them to Batoes for a small profit & try my second favs: AMT's.
lol. I'd have to talk him into getting a new board first. Shouldn't be hard.

I'll post when I get the chance to take it out. Hopefully this week.

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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:49 pm

My DVS slim wasp for better waves on its way(rubs hands together and froths)

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Re: Fish

Post by Beerfan » Wed May 24, 2017 8:31 pm

Somehow ended up watching rasta then Asher then Ryan burch in a YouTube binge after seeing FireWire are doing a fish. Fkukked now. Noticed surfblanks do machine shaped fish, short wide but not too thick as well. Double fkukked
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Wed May 24, 2017 8:33 pm

:lol:

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Re: Fish

Post by JET01 » Fri May 26, 2017 8:23 pm

Beerfan wrote:Somehow ended up watching rasta then Asher then Ryan burch in a YouTube binge after seeing FireWire are doing a fish. Fkukked now. Noticed surfblanks do machine shaped fish, short wide but not too thick as well. Double fkukked
I listen to the firewire podcast and got a heads up about this board before it made the website. They seem to lag behind a bit on a lot of their new models.

Soon as I heard about it, I remember telling myself.... wait 12months.... one'll turn up second hand.... 5'9 should do me i reckon, although might not have enough foam in it. 5'11 will be too long.

Great looking boards though.
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Re: Fish

Post by Beerfan » Sat May 27, 2017 7:02 am

Yeah I like the look of them. 5'9" is 20 3/8 X 2 9/16. I'm 90kg and while I like them short ( I'm 5'9" ) that might be a bit skinny lol. The surfblanks machined fish are the opposite, a 5'6" is 22" X 2 5/8. Id like somewhere in between. My jd fish was 5'9" X 21 1/2 X 2 3/4. Lot of board and I think I could have went a little narrower and thinner but Josh's boards can have a little extra foam with no drawbacks.

Asher kills it on a keel fish, so good to watch
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Sat May 27, 2017 10:10 am

I've heard the MR Flying Saucer is SOOOOO much fun.

http://www.markrichardssurfboards.com/b ... saucer.php

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Re: Fish

Post by JaM71 » Sat May 27, 2017 11:31 am

Yeah looks nice Dav, let us know how it goes

I like the look of the gato herói space roach..... you ve started googling already haven't you
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Sat May 27, 2017 11:32 am

Lol. I'm full, no MR for me.

I was about to but was distracted by....

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